Indiana church building Kingdom relationships ‘like Jesus did’
WEST TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (BP) – Sugar Creek Baptist Church reaches out to area residents and others with a need for food, recreation, mental health and more.
New Mexico church majors on prayer, evangelism
AZTEC, N.M. (BP) – “It is so simple,” says Pastor Mike Napier. “It’s prayer and evangelism. That’s all that it is. Everything that is happening is the power of God’s Spirit moving in our midst.”
Utah church invests in community Christmas
PRICE, Utah (BP) – Gospel Community Church lives up to its name at Christmas.
Legal matters should concern churches, expert says
LAYTON, Utah (BP) – When God created Gary McKean, He gave him flat feet, and gave Southern Baptists McKean’s legal expertise.
Oregon church grows through evangelism
EUGENE, Oregon (BP) – Alan Gayle keeps several “hooks in the water,” he says, in his quest to lead the church he’s pastored since 2004, Fairfield Baptist, to share God’s love with the people around them and throughout the world.
Nevada church builds on its CP giving
CARSON CITY, Nev. (BP) – Four years ago, two solid, Carson City Southern Baptist churches (First Baptist Church and Capital Baptist Church) dissolved, and Mountain Vista Baptist Church was planted the next Sunday.
Rooftop pastor comes down amid cheers
CHICAGO – After 345 days enduring the extremes of the Windy City’s weather since Nov. 30, 2021, Southern Baptist Pastor Corey Brooks of New Beginnings Church climbed down Oct. 29 from his 40-foot perch atop shipping containers across the street from the church.
NAMB evangelism training event for chaplains draws record crowd
BLACK MOUNTAIN, N.C. – When Chaplain Cathy Tisher’s flight was canceled just minutes before takeoff, she didn’t hesitate. She invited her older sister, who is battling terminal cancer, to jump with her into Cathy’s 2020 Toyota Sienna and drive 1,000 miles from Oklahoma City to the Ridgecrest Conference Center.
Hmong Baptists celebrate being Southern Baptists
DENVER, Colorado (BP) – More than 150 people from the 54 Hmong Southern Baptist churches across the United States gathered Oct. 13-15 at First Hmong Baptist Church of Broomfield, a north Denver suburb, for the Hmong Baptist National Association’s annual meeting.
San Diego examines ways, results of loving your neighbor
SAN DIEGO (BP) – When the San Diego Southern Baptist Association organized and hosted a two-day Love Your Neighbor Summit Oct. 6-7 at Shadow Mountain Community Church in the El Cajon suburb, about 200 pastors and leaders from several denominations and parachurch groups came to check out the concept.